PADI Advanced Open Water

The PADI Advanced Open Water course is designed to improve your diving skills, give you added confidence in various diving conditions. Unlike the basic open water course, it stresses practical application rather than theory. This means only one classroom session, one pool session and five open water dives. This course is ideal for the diver who has just passed his/her open water course or for those certified divers who wish to further their diving experience.


  • PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old



One classroom session to review the information in the PADI Advanced Open Water manual from the chapters listed below and discuss the upcoming open water dives.


One workout in the pool to practice skills that will be used during the open water dives.


Students are required to complete 5 open water dives over a minimum period of 2 days. Depending upon location and local dive conditions, your instructor will choose from the following group of dives:

  • Navigation
  • Deep
  • Altitude
  • Wreck
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search & Recovery
  • Night (classroom only)


  • Adventures in Diving manual w/ slate – $55.00
  • Advanced DVD – $39.10
  • High altitude dive tables – $8.95
  • PADI certification processing fee – $41.00

COURSE FEE: $160.00

Referral Class (Class & Pool Only) $80.00


  • All class and pool sessions
  • 5 open water dives with a certified PADI instructor (not included in referral class)
  • Tanks, weights and wetsuit for open water dives
  • 10% discount on all diving equipment purchased during your term as a student (course materials, sale items, and equipment rentals are excluded)


  • BCD, regulator, computer, etc. for the open water dives (but may be rented)
  • Transportation, meals and accommodations for the open water dives
  • Entry fees for open water dive locations

2017 ADVANCED COURSE DATES: (6:00PM – 10:00PM)

January 3rd & 5th
February 7th & 9th
March 7th & 9th
April 4th & 6th
May 2nd & 4th
June 6th & 8th
July 6th & 7th
August 8th & 10th
September 5th & 7th
October 3rd & 5th
November 7th & 9th
December 5th & 7th



January 7th & 8th
February 4th & 5th
March 4th & 5th
April 8th & 9th
May 6th & 7th
May 28th & 29th
June 10th & 11th
June 24th & 25th
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
July 8th & 9th
July 22nd & 23rd
August  12th & 13th
August 26th & 27th
September 9th & 10th
October 7th & 8th
November 4th & 5th
December 2nd & 3rd
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT

The Advanced Open Water course is a lot of fun and is a great way to build up your knowledge and confidence under the direct supervision of a PADI instructor.  Sign up today and begin broadening your skills and capabilities as an Advanced Open Water diver.